William Michael “Bill” Walker

Bill was born Jan. 31, 1936, in Canadian to O.J. and Virginia Walker. He grew up, went through school in Shamrock, and attended Texas Tech.

Bill moved to Amarillo in 1963, where he owned the Bill Walker Insurance Agency and several other businesses throughout the ensuing years.

In 1996, he married Linda Lambert White and inherited two daughters.

He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Walker, of Amarillo; his brother, John David Walker and wife Emily, of Houston; two sons, Michael Walker and wife Elizabeth, of Albuquerque, NM and Mark Walker, of Alexandria, LA; two daughters, Susan Lewis and Maggie Schakel; six granddaughters, Macee and Hunter Walker, Emma and Claire Lewis, Sarah Boren and husband Ed and Sophia Schakel.

We wish to thank the caregivers and staff at Autumn Leaves. They gave him extraordinary love and compassion and were a blessing to him and his family.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at Westcliff Bible Church with Dr. Steven Waterhouse officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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